A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
As colleges crack down on students accused of violating strict pandemic safety rules, students are lawyering up to fight their punishments.
But U.S. shoppers spent more prudently in August and retail sales grew a tepid 0.6% from July, after extra federal jobless benefits expired and families faced a confusing back-to-school season.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi demanded an investigation into a detention center in Georgia where a whistleblower complaint alleges hysterectomies are being performed at high rates on women.
The study compared the habits and activities of 314 adults who had been tested for the virus. Those who tested positive more often reported dining at a restaurant within 14 days of showing symptoms.
Greek organizations rely heavily on member dues. If chapters can't provide a meaningful experience online, one expert says, they may not survive the pandemic.
With the state of Georgia passing the grim milestone of 5,000 COVID-19 deaths, nearly 100 community leaders and organizers gathered at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta to remember lost loved ones and demand change from the state government.
Many doctors are suffering burnout five months into the pandemic. But the toll is compounded for Latino doctors serving heavily affected Latino communities. Some are now beginning to seek help.
Called dawa and sold by street vendors, the concoctions have become so popular that they've driven up the price of lemons and limes.
People are worried that the virus could be spread by air conditioning systems. Here's what researchers do — and don't yet — know.
Experts look into a new study that claims wearing a neck gaiter may be worse than no mask at all. And they discuss other face coverings such as goggles and plastic face shields.
Las Vegas is on shaky footing as it reopens with one of the nation's highest infection rates. An NPR analysis shows the city could run into trouble with hospital capacity if cases keep climbing.
The virus might eventually behave more like the common cold, according to Vineet Menachery, a coronavirus researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Both social networks said the president's false claims that children are "almost immune" from COVID-19 violated its policy on coronavirus misinformation.
Dr. Paul Offit, who serves on the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory board, says he doesn't think an effective vaccine that's undergone adequate testing can be ready this year.